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ليس

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

لَيْسَ (laysa) I

  1. it is not
Usage notesEdit

This is a defective verb that has only the perfect indicative forms. It governs a noun in the accusative, or takes بِ + the genitive.

لَسْتُ عَالِمًا (lástu ʕāliman) — I am not learned (accusative)
لَسْتُ بعَالِمٍ (lástu bi-ʕālimin) — I am not learned (genitive)
ConjugationEdit
singular dual plural
1st person لَسْتُ لَسْنَا
2nd person m لَسْتَ لَسْتُمَا لَسْتُمْ
2nd person f لَسْتِ لَسْتُمَا لَسْتُنَّ
3rd person m لَيْسَ لَيْسَا لَيْسُوا
3rd person f لَيْسَتْ لَيْسَتَا لَسْنَ

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

لَيِسَ (layisa) I, non-past يَلْيَسُ‎ (yalyasu)

  1. to be valiant, to be brave, to be courageous
ConjugationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

لِيس (līs)

  1. plural form of أَلْيَس (ʾalyas)
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

لَيَس (layasm

  1. verbal noun of لَيِسَ (layisa) (form I)

Etymology 4Edit

AdjectiveEdit

لِيس (līsm pl

  1. masculine plural form of أَلْيَس (ʾalyas)